20 QUESTIONS WITH COACH NICK

Nick Tataryn

Our team has grown significantly over the past year and we are stoked to have Nick as one of our newest coaches. What better way to get to know him than a classic Yard 20 questions blog post! Let’s get to know our newest coach better! 1) Hometown? East Selkirk, Manitoba   2) How did you first hear about Yard? … Read More

20 QUESTIONS WITH CAITLIN

We are back with a new ’20 questions” blog post. This time we are getting to know our athlete Caitlin a little bit better. Read to find out what her favourite exercises at Yard are, 2021 goals and more.   1) Hometown? Montreal   2) Favorite thing about Yard Athletics? There are too many things!! Incredible trainers, epic workouts, the … Read More

The Yard Guide To Cooking & Eating Better

by Henry Gould – March 24th, 2021 It’s been over 12 months since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in that time we’ve gone through several phases of lockdown, reopening, and depending where you live, locking down again. Most restaurants were either closed or only doing takeout for an extended period of time, meaning many people resorted to home … Read More

HOW TO: Bench Press / Barbell Squat / Deadlift

Functional Mass Program

by Yard Athletics – March 10, 2021 Recently you might have seen on Instagram that Yard has put together a number of tutorial videos to walk you through the basics of bench press, barbell squats and deadlifts. These 3 exercises form the core of any strength and conditioning program, and are essential to any sort of weight training program you … Read More

Introducing Melis Papila! NEW Yard Athletics Coach

by Yard Athletics – Feb 18th, 2021 Big news! Yard Athletics has just picked up a new first round draft pick πŸ˜‰ … Please give a warm welcome to our newest personal training specialist, Melis Papila! Melis is now available to book for 1:1 and 2:1 personal training sessions at Yard on the following days and times. For all availability … Read More

What Tom Brady Eats Every Day

by Henry Gould – Feb 11th, 2021 You might have heard; Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers just won Super Bowl LV. For Brady this was his 7th Super Bowl ring from 10 total visits to the big game. That’s a lot! More impressive is the fact that Brady did this at the ripe old age of 43, making … Read More

Balancing “Push-Pull” In Your Workouts

12 Week Athlete Development Program

by Henry Gould – Jan 27th, 2021 “It’s all about the push-pull, eh Hank? All about the push-pull…” A few months ago as I got started a workout in the Yard, Shawzo’s words of advice came ringing through the gym. I can’t recall what prompted it – maybe me asking him for advice on an exercise? – but it’s since … Read More

New Year’s Resolutions That Stick

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by Henry Gould – Jan 8th, 2021 Happy New Year! It’s a cliche’ as old as time: “New year, new me”. Rarely do the goals we set forth on Jan 1st last longer than a few weeks; soon the old habits creep back in and we find ourselves with a glass of Chardonnay on a Tuesday when we said it … Read More

Overcoming The November-COVID Blues

Luke Williams

by Henry Gould – Nov 18th, 2020 It’s halfway through November 2020 and the combination of a relentless global pandemic, coupled with increasingly dark and cold weather is… well… a little much TBH! Some days are going to feel downright shitty, and that’s to be expected. Instead of letting them push you around, follow a game-plan to take action and … Read More

RECIPE – Spicy Chicken Burgers w/ Jalapeno Mayo

by Henry Gould – Sept 23rd, 2020 Food trends come and go with reckless abandon. In the mid to late 2000’s it was pulled pork on everything, yam fries and chipotle mayo that reigned supreme. Since then we’ve had a poke revolutions, “natural wine”, desserts with non-traditional ingredients (miso ice cream anyone?) and chefs fermenting anything that wasn’t nailed down. … Read More